communications events specialist (Hybrid-Seattle) - #193152

Starbucks


Date: 5 days ago
City: Seattle, WA
Salary: $28.22 - $47.93 per year
Contract type: Full time
Now Brewing – communications specialist! #tobeapartner

From the beginning, Starbucks set out to be a different kind of company. One that not only

celebrated coffee and the rich tradition, but that also brought a feeling of connection. We are known for developing extraordinary leaders who share this passion and are guided by their service to others.

This job sits within Starbucks Global Communications on the Branded Experiences team. The team is responsible for creating up-leveled experiences for partner, customer, shareholder, and community events where Starbucks has a presence. This includes a combination of virtual, hybrid, and in-person meetings and experiences. We’re a nimble and flexible team, often adjusting our work to meet the immediate needs of the company with events that help drive Starbucks’s social impact and partner narrative. If you’re a team player comfortable getting your hands (sometimes clothes) dirty, and comfortable and confident working closely with our senior leaders, then this job may be a great fit for you.

As a communications specialist, you will…



  • Assists with the implementation processes for planning, tracking, communicating, and executing meetings and events including but not limited to: Partner Network Heritage Month Programming, Partner Open Forums, Roaster Events, Lunch & Learns, Surprise & Delight Pop-ups, etc.

    • Acts as Volunteer Lead for the execution of on-site events and experiences.
    • Supports the Branded Experiences team through ordering event supplies, including coffee, RTD, catering, etc.
    • Assists with drafting, editing, and distributing support partner communications including a weekly newsletter, marquee event invitations, Wayfinder content, and more.

    We’d Love To Hear From People With

    • Ability to balance multiple priorities and meet deadlines
    • Ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues, agencies, and partners across the organization
    • Ability to apply general business knowledge and experience in a complex, fast-paced global environment
    • Ability to implement communication tactics both internal and external within a department or business unit
    • Basic presentation, oral, and written communication skills

    As a Starbucks partner, you (and your family) will have access to medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life insurance, and other voluntary insurance benefits. Partners have access to short-term and long-term disability, paid parental leave, family expansion reimbursement, paid vacation from date of hire*, sick time (accrued at 1 hour for every 25 hours worked), eight paid holidays, and two personal days per year. Starbucks also offers eligible partners participation in a 401(k) retirement plan with employer match, a discounted company stock program (S.I.P.), a Starbucks equity program (Bean Stock), incentivized emergency savings, and financial well-being tools. Additionally, Starbucks offers 100% upfront tuition coverage for a first-time bachelor’s degree through Arizona State University’s online program via the Starbucks College Achievement Plan, student loan management resources, and access to other educational opportunities. You will also have access to backup care and DACA reimbursement. Starbucks will comply with any applicable state and local laws regarding employee leave benefits, including, but not limited to providing time off pursuant to the Colorado Healthy Families and Workplaces Act, and in accordance with its plans and policies. This list is subject to change depending on collective bargaining in locations where partners have a certified bargaining representative. For additional information regarding partner perks and more detailed information about benefits, go to starbucksbenefits.com.

    • If you are working in CA, CO, IL, LA, ME, MA, NE, ND or RI, you will accrue vacation up to a maximum of 120 hours (190 in CA) for roles below director and 200 hours (316 in CA) for roles at director or above. For roles in other states, you will be granted vacation time starting at 120 hours annually for roles below director and 200 hours annually for roles director and above.

    The actual base pay offered to the successful candidate will be based on multiple factors, including but not limited to job-related knowledge/skills, experience, geographical location, and internal equity. At Starbucks, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at the high end of the range for their role, and compensation decisions are dependent upon the facts and circumstances of each position and candidate.

    If you live in the greater Seattle area, we offer a flexible workplace that allows for hybrid work. Partners can work remotely up to two days per week.

    Join us and inspire with every cup. Apply today!

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military or veteran status, gender identity and expression, genetic information, or any other factor protected by law.

    We are committed to creating a diverse and welcoming workplace that includes partners with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We believe that enables us to better meet our mission and values while serving customers throughout our global communities. People of color, women, LGBTQIA+, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

    Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with all federal state and local ordinances. Starbucks Corporation is committed to offering reasonable accommodations to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at applicantaccommodation

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